Iron Bowl Climate Highlights

With the approach of this year's installment of The Iron Bowl between the University of Alabama and Auburn University this week, here is a look at the climate data for game day since the rivalry began in 1893:

 

Average High Temperature 62.5 degrees
Average Low Temperatures 39.8 degrees
Percent of game days with rain (Measured) 22% (17 out of 78)
 

 Top 5 Warmest Iron Bowls

Rank

Date

Location

Average

High

Low

1

November 30, 1991

Birmingham

69.5

 74

 65

2

October 18, 1902

Birmingham

68.5

 79

 58

T-3

December 2, 1950

Birmingham

65.5

 71

 60

T-3

November 27, 1976

Birmingham

65.5

 69

 62

T-3

November 30, 1985

Birmingham

65.5

 74

 57

 

 Top 5 Coldest Iron Bowls

Rank

Date

Location

Average

High

Low

1

November 26, 1977

Birmingham

32.5

 39

 26

2

November 28, 1959

Birmingham

34.5

 41

 28

3

November 29, 1958

Birmingham

35.5

 47

 24

4

November 18, 2000

Tuscaloosa

37.5

 39

 36

5

November 29, 1952

Birmingham

38

 44

 32

 

 Top 5 Wettest Iron Bowls

Rank

Date

Location

Rainfall

1

December 3, 1983

Birmingham

4.03"

2

December 2, 1967

Birmingham

0.70"

3

November 18, 2000

Tuscaloosa

0.61"

4

November 22, 1997

Auburn

0.55"

T-5

November 27, 1954

Birmingham

0.25"

T-5

November 26, 2010

Tuscaloosa

0.25"

 
Notes: Data for Legion Field taken from the Birmingham Airport; data for Bryant-Denny Stadium taken from Tuscaloosa Airport; data for Jordan-Hare Stadium taken from Opelika co-op location.  Temperatures and rainfall denote conditions for the full calendar day, not gametime conditions.
 
For the latest forecast for Saturday, November 29th, click here.

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